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African Thoughts

"When a man is stung by a bee, he doesn't set off to destroy all beehives"
- Kenya.


"The man who marries a beautiful woman, and the farmer who grows corn by the roadside have the same problem"
- Ethiopia


"A short man is not a boy"
– Nigeria


"No matter how hot your anger is, it cannot cook yam"
- Nigeria


"The frown on the face of the goat will stop it from being taken to the market"
- Nigeria


"An old lady feels uneasy when dry bones are mentioned in a proverb"
- Ghana


"The same sun that melts the wax, hardens the clay"
- Niger


"If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there"
- Uganda


"There's no virgin in a maternity ward"
- Cameroon


"It requires a lot of carefulness to kill the fly that perches on the scrotum"
– Ghana


"If the throat can grant passage to a knife, the anus should wonder how to expel it"
- Seychelles


"A child can play with its mother's breasts, but not its father's testicles"
- Guinea

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